Medicare Advantage Plans in Fairfax, VA

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There are 23 different Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plans available in Fairfax and Fairfax County in 2022.1

Learn more about Medicare Advantage in Virginia, or call to speak with a licensed insurance agent who can help you compare Fairfax Medicare Advantage plan costs, benefits, coverage and more. 

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2022 Medicare Advantage plans in Fairfax County

Number of unique plans 23
Average monthly premium $75.68
Average drug deductible $301.67
Average (in-network) out-of-pocket maximum $6,467.39
Percentage of plans rated four stars or higher 65.2%

While the average premium for Fairfax County Medicare Advantage plans in 2022 is $75.68 per month, you may be able to find plans that feature $0 premiums.

Over 65% of all 2022 Medicare Advantage plans in Fairfax are rated four stars or higher based on Medicare Star Ratings.2 Plans rated four stars or higher are considered top-rated Medicare plans.

Premiums, deductibles and other costs may vary. The numbers reported in the table above are taken from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). A licensed insurance agent will be able to help you review and compare costs for specific plans available in Fairfax County or wherever you may live.

List of Medicare Advantage plans in Fairfax

Medicare Advantage plans can come in several different forms.

Nearly half of all Medicare Advantage beneficiaries in Virginia in 2019 belonged to a Medicare cost plan, which combines coverage with Original Medicare.

  • More than one in three members in the state belonged to an HMO (Health Maintenance Organization) plan, which utilizes a network of participating doctors and other health care providers. Care is typically not covered by an HMO when received outside of the network. 

  • PPO (Preferred Provider Organization) plans are also available in Virginia. These plans offer some more flexibility when choosing a doctor and allow for some coverage outside of the plan’s intended network. 

Medical Savings Accounts were be available in Virginia in 2019. 

In the state of Virginia, the breakdown of plan types in 2019 was as follows:

Plan type Percentage of Virginia enrollees (2019)
Medicare Cost Plans 46%
HMO 36%
PPO 17%
MSA <1%

How to Sign up for a Medicare Advantage Plan in Fairfax County

There are different Medicare enrollment periods in the year during which you may able to sign up for a Medicare Advantage plan in Fairfax County, depending on your eligibility. 

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Initial Enrollment Period (IEP)

When you first become eligible for Medicare, you will typically be granted an Initial Enrollment Period (IEP). This period begins three months before you turn 65 years old, includes the month of your birthday and continues for an additional three months. 

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Annual Enrollment Period (AEP)

The Annual Enrollment Period (AEP, also called the Medicare Open Enrollment Period for Medicare Advantage plans) takes place from October 15 to December 7 each year. This period is open to all eligible Medicare beneficiaries who wish to add, drop or change Medicare plans.  

Special Enrollment Period

If you experience a qualifying circumstance, you may be granted a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) at any time throughout the year to allow you to enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan.

Such circumstances may include situations like moving outside of your plan’s service area or losing your Medicare Advantage plan coverage through no fault of your own. A licensed insurance agent can help you determine if you are eligible for a Special Enrollment Period and what actions you may be able to take during that time. 

Find a Medicare Advantage plan where you live

Medicare Advantage plans can come in a variety of types and can include different benefits, networks, costs and more.

Connect with a licensed insurance agent today for help determining your eligibility and finding the best Medicare Advantage plan for you in Fairfax County. 

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1 MedicareAdvantage.com's The Best States for Medicare report.

2 Every year, Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system.